Post by MelissaNiu
It looks like Twitter is starting to be aware of the power of imagery. And this week, the Twitter team announced a few big changes of how you can share your photos utilizing the Twitter platform.
Twitter lets you share photos, in real time, with everyone or with the people you choose. So you can join a bigger conversation. And tell your story in pictures.
So now that they’ve recognized the power that other apps like Facebook, Instagram and even SnapChat are accumulating from the photo sharing community, they’ve really solidified Twitter’s feature set.
Add Photos From Your Smartphone
Twitter fully supports mobile shooting. This is nothing new, but a gentle reminder that your “on-the-go” photos can be displayed.
- Tap the camera icon, to use your phone’s camera to shoot a new picture.
- Tap the photo icon to choose an image from your camera roll.
- For the desktop, just click…
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Great post by Lisa Robinson
One of the toughest things to learn in the photography industry is to learn how to value yourself. Going through art and photography school it was practically blasphemous to even hint at turning your work into profit and would surely get you dirty looks, low marks, and the wrath of the department chair. “You should be doing your work from your heart, not your wallet” they said. Well, I don’t subscribe to the “Starving Artist” theory. I believe photographers have a talent for image making that the general population does not have, and just like every other unique skill set, I believe we deserve to be compensated for it.
The first few years of being in business I struggled with pricing. I felt I hadn’t “earned” the ability to charge a certain amount because I didn’t have a large enough portfolio. I thought that the prices I charged, logically made…
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